Now, Japan is considering a ban on Chinese apps
Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party said it will urge the government to “take legislative steps” to “limit the use” of TikTok and other apps from Chinese firms
Japan will be the third country after India and the US to crack down on Chinese apps
Lawmakers in Japan are now considering banning “Chinese-made" apps citing concerns that user data could end up in the hands of the Chinese government. According to Japanese national broadcaster, NHK, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party said they will be urging the country’s government to “take legislative steps" to “limit the use" of TikTok and other apps from Chinese firms.